“..Ruby has proven to be a popular evolutionary language for PHP developers. Many PHP developers are self-taught amateurs with no formal CS backgrounds. This led to a more egalitarian, â€œnobody knows youâ€™re a dogâ€ bazaar community. By contrast, hundreds of thousands of dudes with Java degrees from the cathedral on the hill saw PHP as a toy language with script kiddies brutally hacking together forums and content management systems. It wasnâ€™t taken seriously or seen as a solution to important problems.
Well, the script kiddies have grown up, and they like Ruby now. Except, itâ€™s pretty hard to call JRuby, IronRuby, and soon MagLev toys…”
A humorous (and great) read from ReThink